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Jacksonville's labor and civil rights icon

By August 31, 2013

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Enjoy your labor-day weekend, Jacksonville. Recent studies suggesting Americans are overworked indicate it's a much-needed break from the grind of working.

As an addition to the Jacksonville's Famous Residents series, check out the latest addition: A. Philip Randolph. You may recognize his name from A. Philip Randolph Blvd., but do you know the contributions of the man? Randolph was an influential labor and civil rights leader, and a Jacksonville native.


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